Category Archives: Persian Rugs

Kerman Lavar Rugs

Visibility: Carpets from KERMAN have been appreciated by western collectors for many years. KERMAN LAVAR (RAVAR) rugs and carpets have many flowers in their curved patterns. Their all-over pattern is very unique and beautiful. KERMAN LAVAR (RAVAR) also produces extremely nice rugs with human portraits and depictions of historical events. ” Quality:  KERMAN LAVAR (RAVAR) […]

Kerman Rugs

Visibility: Carpets from KERMAN have been appreciated by western collectors for many years. They are particularly famous for having a single medallion with an arabesque form called ESKI-KERMAN. There are, however, many different designs in KERMAN carpets and rugs. Another common famous design is the “Tree of Life.” Quality: KERMAN carpets and rugs are of […]

Balouch Rugs

Visibility:  The most dominant feature of Baluch(Balouch) rugs is a pattern formed by the repetition of highly stylized camel’s foot- or pear-shaped medallions surrounded on all sides by geometric borders. The result is a very geometric and intricate design that borrows largely from TURKMEN style, especially in the use of the “gul” motif. Quality:  Baluch(Balouch) […]

Afshar Rugs

Visibility: Carpets and runners from AFSHAR have various rectilinear designs and are made in SHARH BABAK, SIRJAN, and RAFSANJAN. There is no unique pattern that distinguishes AFSHAR carpets from other tribal carpets. There are some similarities between BIJAR and AFSHAR carpets. . Quality:  AFSHAR carpets are of excellent quality. . Size & Shapes:  AFSHAR carpets […]

Yalameh Rugs

Visibility: Carpets made in YALAMEH usually have curvilinear patterns. Quality: YALAMEH are among the highest quality PERSIAN rugs and carpets produced in Eastern IRAN. They are well known for their patterns and smooth structure. Size & Shapes: YALAMEH carpets come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-size (4 x 6 to 8 […]

Shiraz Rugs

Visibility:  SHIRAZ rugs and carpets usually have nomadic patterns with pole medallions or small medallions scattered all over the carpet. They are great choices for wooden floors. Due to the proximity of the QASHQAI tribe, SHIRAZ rugs and carpets bear some similarity to those of the QASHQAI. Quality:  SHIRAZ rugs and carpets are of good […]

Niriz Rugs

Visibility: NIRIZ rugs and carpets usually have geometric patterns and their visages are typically similar to AFSHAR tribes rugs. It is customary to find all-over patterns. Quality:  NIRIZ rugs and carpets are of good quality. Size & Shapes:  NIRIZ rugs and carpets come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-size (4 x […]

Qashqai Rugs

Visibility: QASHQAI rugs and runners usually have geometric patterns, including geometric animal and bird drawings used both as part of the repeat patterns and as filler ornaments. The borders of QASHQAI rugs and carpets in particular include many highly developed floral designs. As with other nomad rugs, multiple borders are a sign of later weavings. […]

Khamseh Rugs

Visibility: The rugs from KHAMSEH have tribal patterns, with geometric forms and sharp edges. They are beautiful and go readily with any interior. Geometric animal and bird drawings are also common features and are used both as part of the repeated patterns and as filler ornaments. The borders of KHAMSEH rugs include many highly developed […]